1950s Dinner and Dance
The Highland County Senior Citizens Center’s annual 1950s Dance and Dinner is Saturday, May 14 from 5-9 p.m. The event includes cake walks, hula hoop contests, dancing, door prizes and an Arthur Murray Dance Studio performance. Vintage-style portraits will be available. Tickets on sale now at the senior center and are $15 per person and include admission, dinner, dance and the entertainment show. The community is invited. All proceeds benefit the Highland County Senior Citizens Center. Call 393-4745 for more details.
Tire, electronics collection
Highland County Recycling & Litter Prevention will hold a tire and electronics collection from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 14 at 1575 N. High St. (Hi-TEC Center), Hillsboro. There will be fees of $1 for each light truck or car tire, $6 for a semi tire and $23 for a tractor tire. There is no fee for electronics, computers, monitors, VCRs, or cell phones. Televisions will not be accepted. The event benefits the Boy Scouts of America.
Mardi Growl Parade
The Highland County Humane Society will hold a Mardi Growl Parade on Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Liberty Park in Hillsboro. There will be a raffle, bake sale, food, vendors, grab bags and a photographer that will take a picture of you and your dog. To participate in a one-mile walk, there is a $20 registration fee that includes a T-shirt, beads and bandana. Registration forms may be picked up at the Hillsboro Veterinary Hospital, 941 W Main St., or Highland County Humane Society at 9331 SR 124, east of Hillsboro. The registration can be dropped off at the shelter or mailed to the Humane Society, P.O. Box 471, Hillsboro, Ohio 45133. For more information call 937-393-2110.
Belfast School Alumni Reunion
The annual Belfast School Alumni Reunion will be held Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Ponderosa Banquet Center in Hillsboro. The doors open with appetizers at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. The cost of the meal is $12. Special classes being honored are 1926, 1936, 1946, 1956 and 1966. All graduates and their guests, former teachers, and those who attended Belfast are welcome. To make a reservation, call Glenna Leeth at 937-393-2947.
Highland bicentennial dinner
A Highland bicentennial spaghetti dinner fundraiser will be held May 14 from 5-7 p.m. in the Masonic Lodge, Leesburg, on SR 28. The menu will consist of spaghetti, salad, garlic bread and desserts. The cost is a donation.
Poker run for JUMP
The fourth annual poker run to benefit JUMP will be held Saturday, May 14 at the Hillsboro Eagles. Sign-in is from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with the poker run at noon. The entry fee is $15 per person or $25 per couple. There will be a 50/50 raffle, auction, raffles and entertainment by Private Issue. Food will be available through the kitchen. For more information contact Judy Roberts at 937-763-3500.
Greenfield First Presbyterian dinner
The First Presbyterian Church of Greenfield will serve dinner Sunday, May 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the church dining room. The menu will be Parmesan chicken breast, roasted potatoes, green beans or corn, fruit salad, a variety of desserts, rolls and drinks. The cost is a suggested donation of $8 per adult. Children 12 and under are free. Carry-out will be available.
There will be a clinic for immunizations only from 104 p.m. Monday, May 16 at the Highland County Health Department, 1487 N. High St., Suite 400, Hillsboro.
North Joint Fire District
The Highland County North Joint Fire/Ambulance District Board will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 17 at 200 South St., Leesburg.
The Care-A-Van Health Assessment Clinic, a cooperative service brought to you by the Highland County Health Department and the Highland District Hospital, will visit the following sites on Tuesday. May 17 – Senior Citizen parking lot in Hillsboro from noon to 3 p.m. and Kmart parking lot in Hillsboro from 1-4 p.m.
Hillsboro School Board
The Hillsboro City School Board of Education will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 18 at the board office, 39 Willettsville Pike. The finance committee will meet at at 9 a.m. Monday, May 16 in the treasurer’s office.
GACC meal preparation class
A class in meal preparation will be held at the Greenfield Area Christian Center Community Room, 910 N. Fifth St., Greenfield, beginning at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 18. Participants will take home their prepared main dish, along with the ingredients for a second one. Space is limited, so reservations are needed. Call 937-981-7176 to reserve your space.
Lynchburg-Clay board meeting
The Lynchburg-Clay Board of Education will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 19 at the high school library.
Elections board closed May 20
The Highland County Board of Elections will be closed Friday, May 20 so that the staff can attend a district meeting. The office will reopen Monday, May 23 at 8:30 a.m.
Fairfield board meeting change
The Fairfield Local School Board of Education has changed the date of its May regular monthly meeting. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 24 in the District Office Conference Room. The public is invited to attend.
Lunch after free movie returns
Peace Lutheran will reprise its free hot dog lunch this summer, beginning May 25. Lunch will be available after the free Wednesday movie ends at Star Cinemas next door on Harry Sauner Road. Everyone is welcome for a free hot dog lunch with chips and a drink. Sunday worship services are at 9 a.m. at Peace Lutheran, 231 Harry Sauner Road. For more information call 393-1837.
Elmville CCCU revival
The Elmville Church of Christ in Christian Union, 11474 Butler Road, will hold a revival May 25-29. Services start at 7 p.m. except for 6 p.m. on Sunday. The evangelist will be Jerry Bolling and there will be special singers each evening.
Red Hat Society Spring Fling
The local Red Hat Society will host its annual Hillsboro Spring Fling from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 26 at the Highland County Senior Citizen Center, 185 Muntz St., Hillsboro. The event is for Red Hat members only, but if you are interested in becoming a member you can register at the door for $20. For more information call 937-403-6424.
Whiteoak High School Alumni
The Whiteoak High School Alumni will hold its 100th anniversary Saturday, May 28 at the Whiteoak High School gym. Social hour is 6-7 p.m. and the event starts at 7 p.m. The cost is $15 per person. Reservations should be made by May 19. Checks should be made payable to Whiteoak Alumni Association, P.O. Box 85, Mowrystown, Ohio 45155.
Soup’s On free meal
The Soup’s On free meal will be served Saturday, May 28 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, corner of North High and North streets in Hillsboro. Prayer and Praise starts at 4:30 p.m. and dinner is served 5-6 p.m. The menu will be ham, potato salad, baked beans, rolls, assorted desserts and drinks. The meal is served eat-in only.
First Presbyterian Rummage Sale
The First Presbyterian Church, 210 E. Main St., Hillsboro, will hold a rummage and bake sale Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the basement of the church. The proceeds from the sale will benefit the church’s organ fund for maintenance and repair. The church is offering the community the chance to rent space in the -foot space is $10 and tables are available to rent for an additional $5 fee.
Donations for the rummage sale will be accepted at the church starting May 17 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays during church office hours, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. On Saturday, May 28, someone will be at the church between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. to accept donations from folks who can’t make it during the week. The last day for donations will be May 31. No clothing or large furniture items. For more information call the church office 393-3171.
Charlie’s Angels Flea Market
A Charlie’s Angels Relay for Life Flea Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 4 at the Walmart parking lot in Hillsboro. The cost is $25 to reserve a site and reservations must be made by May 27. No firearms, knives or weapons are permitted. For more information call Kris Jarjapka at 937-403-6942 or Linda Waldron at 937-283-4853.
Dance company golf outing fundraiser
The Modern Movement Dance Company is holding a golf outing fundraiser on June 4 at Buckeye Hills, 7216 Limes Rd., Greenfield. The event is sponsored by Greenfield’s Catch 22 Sports Pub. The cost is $240 for a four-person team, or $60 per person. Registration begins at noon with tee off at 1:30 p.m. Hole sponsorships are $50, and corporate sponsorships are $275, which includes a hole sponsorship, a corporate sign, and pays for a team of four. The event will include food and beer, prizes, raffles, contest holes, and more. Live music will follow that evening at Catch 22.
Mowrystown Community VBS
The Mowrystown Community VBS will be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 6-10 at the Mowrystown Presbyterian Church. Everyone is welcome.
Greenfield community wide yard sale
The Greenfield Community Wide Yard Sale will be held on June 10 and 11, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on each day. Check out the group page on Facebook by searching “Greenfield Community Wide Yard Sale.”
Cave Quest VBS in South Salem
A summer kids’ event called Cave Quest VBS will be hosted at Buckskin Community Church in South Salem, Tuesday, June 14 through Thursday, June 16. At Cave Quest, kids explore what it means to follow Jesus through dark times. Kids participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing songs, play teamwork-building games, dig into yummy treats, experience one-of-a-kind Bible adventures, meet Bible Memory Buddies to remind them of Jesus’ love, and make fun crafts. Family members and friends are encouraged to join in the special Cave Quest Closing at 8 p.m. each day. Cave Quest is for kids who have completed gradses K-6 and will run from 6 to 8:20 p.m. each day. Pre-registration forms are encouraged and can be obtained at the church’s Facebook page. For more information, call 937-876-5049.
HHS All Class Meet and Greet
A Hillsboro High School All Class Meet and Greet,sponsored by the class of 1981, will be held at Alley 21 Grille on Friday, June 24 beginning at 7 p.m. Local band Blue Steel will be playing. All classmates, teachers and friends from HHS are invited to attend. For more information contact Lori Clifford at 937-763-6299.
The HHS class of 1981 35-year reunion will be held from 6-11 p.m. Saturday, June 25 at the Hillsboro Elks. A $25 registration fee is due by June 15 to cover dinner and the event fees. For more information contact Shelley (Stout) Patton at 937-466-2114 or Vicki Butler at 937-205-4863.
HHS class of 1957 picnic
The Hillsboro High School class of 1957 will hold a picnic Saturday, June 25 at the Liberty Park Shelter House. Those attending should bring a dish of food. Table service, meat, tea, water and lemonade will be provided. The dinner will start at 1 p.m. RSVP by June 23 to Bob Dunlap at 937-403-7343, Beverly Rhoads at 937-393-3970 or Joyce Frazer at 937-393-9554 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The class will also work on plans for its 60th class reunion in 2017.
Open Door free meal
The next Open Door free meal at the Greenfield United Methodist Church will be held at 4 p.m. June 25. The menu will be hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans and brownies. Everyone is welcome.